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India Recorded Highest Under-Five Deaths in 2015: Lancet – News18

Posted: Friday, October 07, 2016

New Delhi: India has recorded the highest number of deaths of children under the age of five in 2015, according to a latest Lancet study which also said that the country performed poorly in terms of tuberculosis and maternal survival. The Global Burden of Disease study 2015 published in the Lancet which assesses the state of world’s health, said over a million under-five children have died in 2015. The study…

India recorded highest under-five deaths in 2015: Lancet – Business Standard

Posted: Thursday, October 06, 2016

India has recorded the highest number of deaths of children under the age of five in 2015, according to a latest Lancet study which also said that the country performed poorly in terms of tuberculosis and maternal survival. The Global Burden of Disease study 2015 published in the Lancet which assesses the state of world’s health, said over a million under-five children have died in 2015. …

BMJ vs The Lancet: there are no winners in the ‘statins war’ – The Conversation UK

Posted: Wednesday, October 05, 2016

The editors of the BMJ and The Lancet – two heavyweight medical journals – have been arguing about statins for nearly three years. The tabloid press have dubbed the spat “statin wars”. The gist of the debate is: should statins be offered to a wider swathe of the public? And how extensive and serious are the side effects of these cholesterol-lowering drugs? The row kicked-off in 2013 when the BMJ…

Lancet Study: America Not Greatest, It’s 28th! – Newsmax

Posted: Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Every study ranking nations by health or living standards invariably offers Scandinavian social democracies a chance to show their quiet dominance. A new analysis published this week—perhaps the most comprehensive ever—is no different. But what it does reveal are the broad shortcomings of sustainable development efforts, the new shorthand for not killing ourselves or the planet, as well as the specific afflictions of a certain North American country.  Iceland and Sweden share the top slot with Singapore as world leaders…

Childhood stunting can cut future earnings by up to a quarter: Lancet – Reuters

Posted: Wednesday, October 05, 2016

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Some 250 million children worldwide risk not reaching their full potential due to extreme poverty and stunting, cutting their future earnings by up to 26 percent and seriously impacting national growth, scientists said on Tuesday. The failure to invest in early child development is costing some low and middle income countries two to three times their current expenditure on health, researchers calculated. Experts say the…

Lancet Study: America Not Greatest, It’s 28th! – Newsmax

Posted: Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Every study ranking nations by health or living standards invariably offers Scandinavian social democracies a chance to show their quiet dominance. A new analysis published this week—perhaps the most comprehensive ever—is no different. But what it does reveal are the broad shortcomings of sustainable development efforts, the new shorthand for not killing ourselves or the planet, as well as the specific afflictions of a certain North American country.  Iceland and Sweden share the top slot with Singapore as world leaders…

BMJ vs The Lancet: there are no winners in the ‘statins war’ – The Conversation UK

Posted: Tuesday, October 04, 2016

The editors of the BMJ and The Lancet – two heavyweight medical journals – have been arguing about statins for nearly three years. The tabloid press have dubbed the spat “statin wars”. The gist of the debate is: should statins be offered to a wider swathe of the public? And how extensive and serious are the side effects of these cholesterol-lowering drugs? The row kicked-off in 2013 when the BMJ…

Lancet Study: America Not Greatest, It’s 28th! – Newsmax

Posted: Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Every study ranking nations by health or living standards invariably offers Scandinavian social democracies a chance to show their quiet dominance. A new analysis published this week—perhaps the most comprehensive ever—is no different. But what it does reveal are the broad shortcomings of sustainable development efforts, the new shorthand for not killing ourselves or the planet, as well as the specific afflictions of a certain North American country.  Iceland and Sweden share the top slot with Singapore as world leaders…

BMJ vs The Lancet: there are no winners in the ‘statins war’ – The Conversation UK

Posted: Tuesday, October 04, 2016

The editors of the BMJ and The Lancet – two heavyweight medical journals – have been arguing about statins for nearly three years. The tabloid press have dubbed the spat “statin wars”. The gist of the debate is: should statins be offered to a wider swathe of the public? And how extensive and serious are the side effects of these cholesterol-lowering drugs? The row kicked-off in 2013 when the BMJ…

Lancet Study: America Not Greatest, It’s 28th! – Newsmax

Posted: Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Every study ranking nations by health or living standards invariably offers Scandinavian social democracies a chance to show their quiet dominance. A new analysis published this week—perhaps the most comprehensive ever—is no different. But what it does reveal are the broad shortcomings of sustainable development efforts, the new shorthand for not killing ourselves or the planet, as well as the specific afflictions of a certain North American country.  Iceland and Sweden share the top slot with Singapore as world leaders…

BMJ vs The Lancet: there are no winners in the ‘statins war’ – The Conversation UK

Posted: Tuesday, October 04, 2016

The editors of the BMJ and The Lancet – two heavyweight medical journals – have been arguing about statins for nearly three years. The tabloid press have dubbed the spat “statin wars”. The gist of the debate is: should statins be offered to a wider swathe of the public? And how extensive and serious are the side effects of these cholesterol-lowering drugs? The row kicked-off in 2013 when the BMJ…

BMJ vs The Lancet: there are no winners in the ‘statins war’ – The Conversation UK

Posted: Tuesday, October 04, 2016

The editors of the BMJ and The Lancet – two heavyweight medical journals – have been arguing about statins for nearly three years. The tabloid press have dubbed the spat “statin wars”. The gist of the debate is: should statins be offered to a wider swathe of the public? And how extensive and serious are the side effects of these cholesterol-lowering drugs? The row kicked-off in 2013 when the BMJ…

BMJ vs The Lancet: there are no winners in the ‘statins war’ – The Conversation UK

Posted: Tuesday, October 04, 2016

The editors of the BMJ and The Lancet – two heavyweight medical journals – have been arguing about statins for nearly three years. The tabloid press have dubbed the spat “statin wars”. The gist of the debate is: should statins be offered to a wider swathe of the public? And how extensive and serious are the side effects of these cholesterol-lowering drugs? The row kicked-off in 2013 when the BMJ…

Clinton outlines 4 ways to improve healthcare – Washington Examiner (blog)

Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016

No Ads By Paige Winfield Cunningham (@pw_cunningham) • 9/28/16 6:43 PM Improving and expanding Obamacare are among the major healthcare priorities Hillary Clinton laid out in an article explaining how she would approach the U.S. healthcare system if elected president. The Democratic presidential nominee gave four ways she would try to improve care in an article published Wednesday by the New England Journal of Medicine. Clinton…

BMJ vs The Lancet: there are no winners in the ‘statins war’ – The Conversation UK

Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016

The editors of the BMJ and The Lancet – two heavyweight medical journals – have been arguing about statins for nearly three years. The tabloid press have dubbed the spat “statin wars”. The gist of the debate is: should statins be offered to a wider swathe of the public? And how extensive and serious are the side effects of these cholesterol-lowering drugs? The row kicked-off in 2013 when the BMJ…

BMJ vs The Lancet: there are no winners in the ‘statins war’ – The Conversation UK

Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016

The editors of the BMJ and The Lancet – two heavyweight medical journals – have been arguing about statins for nearly three years. The tabloid press have dubbed the spat “statin wars”. The gist of the debate is: should statins be offered to a wider swathe of the public? And how extensive and serious are the side effects of these cholesterol-lowering drugs? The row kicked-off in 2013 when the BMJ…

BMJ vs The Lancet: there are no winners in the ‘statins war’ – The Conversation UK

Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The editors of the BMJ and The Lancet – two heavyweight medical journals – have been arguing about statins for nearly three years. The tabloid press have dubbed the spat “statin wars”. The gist of the debate is: should statins be offered to a wider swathe of the public? And how extensive and serious are the side effects of these cholesterol-lowering drugs? The row kicked-off in 2013 when the BMJ…

BMJ vs The Lancet: there are no winners in the ‘statins war’ – The Conversation UK

Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The editors of the BMJ and The Lancet – two heavyweight medical journals – have been arguing about statins for nearly three years. The tabloid press have dubbed the spat “statin wars”. The gist of the debate is: should statins be offered to a wider swathe of the public? And how extensive and serious are the side effects of these cholesterol-lowering drugs? The row kicked-off in 2013 when the BMJ…

Sepsis, biggest baby killer in city claims Lancet study – India Today

Posted: Monday, September 26, 2016

A Lancet study has found a high antimicrobial resistance and fatality rate of sepsis (life-threatening complication of an infection) accounting for nearly a quarter of deaths in neonates born in Delhi hospitals. The study funded by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and carried out by Delhi Neonatal Infection Study (DeNIS) collaboration was conducted on over 88,000 live births in which most pathogens showed an alarming degree of antimicrobial resistance….